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Results of Technical Writing Survey Questions

by Ron Kurtus (updated 9 February 2022)

Note: For a while, I had survey questions on the various topics. Answers were tabulated and placed in a database. That feature has been temporarily put on hold. However, you can still see the results of the survey.

Is a degree in Technical Communication necessary? Yes: 74 (35%) No: 134 (64%) Total: 208
Is FrameMaker easy to learn? Yes: 60 (51%) No: 57 (48%) Total: 117
Are software skills overshadowing writing skill? Yes: 799 (60%) No: 524 (39%) Total: 1323
Is much technical writing being sent overseas? Yes: 67 (63%) No: 38 (36%) Total: 105
Is your writing job satisfying? Yes: 45 (54%) No: 38 (45%) Total: 83
Do you do other writing on the side? Yes: 77 (53%) No: 67 (46%) Total: 144

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